Serving Selflessly

It is important to God that we serve one another selflessly, without dishonest gain, and care for each other voluntarily, without exercising dominion over others because of leadership positions.

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Are You Ignoring Their Prayer Requests?

My sponsored child asks me to pray for his studies and please pray for rain for the crops. I toss the letter on the couch and move on with my day. I’ve read it all before and as a city girl the request for rain means little to me.

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That Letter You Need to Write

The message from Compassion International on my voice mail said, “Call right away.” I had a knot in my stomach. Something was wrong. Compassion does not call sponsors just to chat.

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God Hasn’t Given Up on You

God hasn’t given up on you. So don’t give up on Him. Wait on Him and on His appointed time.

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National Day of Prayer 2011

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the U.S. How has the power of prayer changed your life?

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You’re More Than a Sponsor

You are more than a sponsor. You are an answer to prayer, a vital helping hand, a voice of hope, a mentor and a friend.

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How Do You Stay in Your Child’s World?

As a Compassion sponsor I don’t want to only connect with my child when I get a reminder from Compassion. I want to be a sponsor who consistently prays for her children.

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Any Last Words?

Grab the last letter you received from your sponsored child and share the closing sentence with us.

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Will Eliminating Extreme Poverty Require a Miracle?

How big is the problem of extreme poverty? Three billion people worldwide and 1 billion children deep. But despite the size of those numbers, many people at Compassion believe that we can eliminate extreme poverty in our generation, that we can remove or utterly destroy it.

You might think we’re “drunk on the spirit,” that our goal is unrealistic, completely irrational or even not Biblical, and I will be honest with you, I thought it was out of I thought of it as an impossible task, too.

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A Time Such as This

I hit a point several weeks ago where I didn’t think I could handle seeing one more thing or reading one more article about Haiti. I needed some distance and recuperating time, which is a good thing. But despite the time of stress and trauma, there […]

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Please Encourage Our Haiti Staff: Prayers Needed

This blog post is about our staff in Haiti. We would like this to be a bulletin board for you to share your prayers and encouragement for them and with them. Although many of our staff have suffered incredible losses as a result of this disaster, we […]

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